Indian celebrities need not head towards the UK anymore to get a place in Madame Tussauds’. They can instead petition Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee for a perch of their wax selves in Kolkata’s own version of the British museum.
The Kolkata Metro on Tuesday announced extension of timing of services from 6.45am till 10.45pm from March 25. Earlier the timings of the underground railway was from 7.00am to 9.45pm.
Saradha Group chairperson Sudipta Sen was sentenced to three years in jail by a court in Kolkata on Friday after he confessed to flouting provident fund guidelines. Sen was found guilty under sections 120B and 406 of IPC.
A 23-year-old physically challenged woman was first raped, then thrown from the roof of an abandoned single-storied house in West Bengal’s Hooghly district, after which her family was allegedly prevented from lodging a complaint with the police by a local Trinamool councilor.
The BJP in West Bengal said that it wanted noted music director and singer Bappi Lahiri, who joined the party today, to contest the coming Lok Sabha elction from the state.
School records indicate that the minor girl, who was gang raped twice in October and set on fire two months later by her alleged rapists on the outskirts of Kolkata, was only 12 years old.
Retired sex workers from Asia's largest red-light district of Kolkata's Sonagachi, who are forced to live a life of penury after falling out of favour with customers because of advanced age, would soon be rehabilitated in a new home.
Visva-Bharati authorities on Wednesday filed an insurance claim of over Rs. 2.39 crore for last week's theft of Rabindranath Tagore's Nobel Prize medal.
Asian Games gold medal winner Jyotirmoyee Sikdar defeated union minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers from Krishnanagar seat.
Canada is looking for Indian farmers to take over hundreds of farm houses deserted by ageing owners who have either switched livelihoods or migrated to bigger cities.
Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee was on Friday overwhelmed when an 11-year-old girl clasped her hands and broke down.
The second tsunami relief match between Rest of World and Asian XI, scheduled to be held in Kolkata on Feburary 13, has been postponed.
Mukherjee panel told this to media, validating findings of Hindustan Times.com probe done in 2001.
Male contraception is going to become simpler, cheaper and safer by November when a revolutionary technique invented at IIT Kharagpur hits the market.